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United Kingdom appoints Iran ambassador Nicholas Hopton

Mr. Hopton used to serve as Britain's chargé d'affaires to the Islamic Republic of Iran. He said: 'The upgrade in diplomatic relations gives us the opportunity to develop our discussions on a range of issues, including our consular cases about whi...

South Sudan on The Brink of Child Soldiers Nightmare

The Kiir and Machar camps blame the fighting in July, which have endangered the fragile peace agreement in August 2015 , meant to put an end to a civil war that began in December 2013 and has killed tens of thousands of dead and 2.5 million displa...

Stanford rapist Brock Turner released after three months

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith said Turner was given a large packet of hate mail on his release . Authorities say Turner sexually assaulted the girl while she was passed out near a rubbish bin. They and others attending a demonstration ou...

Supreme Court won't reinstate NC voter ID law

As for the road ahead, there are a variety of other legal disputes still underway over voting rights - yesterday's Supreme Court order was not a ruling , per se, and does not affect cases in other states - and even the fight in North Carolina co...

If selected, I'll definitely go to Bangladesh: Moeen Ali

England's four-wicket win in Leeds on Thursday left them 4-0 up in a five-match series ahead of Sunday's finale in Cardiff . The 29-year-old said it was a tough decision and one his team-mates were also struggling with. "It is a completely indiv...

Mother Teresa's nephew: Remembering my aunt, the saint

The secret despair of Mother Teresa - combined with allegations from critics that the institutions she founded misused funds, had poor medical care, and practiced religious evangelism - makes her canonization more controversial than most. The move de...

Michel Temer inherits presidency on shaky ground

Mr Temer is due to lead the country until the end of the current presidential term in 2018. Rousseff took office in 2011, and after being reelected by a narrow margin in 2014 she was dragged down by an economic recession and high-profile corruption...

Waller County Sues And Is Sued Over Courthouse Gun Ban

The national debate over transgender rights took yet another turn last week, after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked the Obama administration from enforcing new guidelines meant to expand students' access to restrooms and locker rooms in s...

Burkini ban in Nice overturned by French court

They also said that the emotions and fears resulting from the terror attacks, particularly the one in Nice on July 14th were not enough to justify the law. The office of Nice's mayor denied that the woman had been forced to remove clothing, claimin...

USA warship opens fire at 'provocative' Iranian navy boat

Votel said that Iran's actions were nothing new before tearing into the Iranians and saying that he does not believe commercials vessels will be harassed by Iran. They are deliberate in the things that they are doing, but ultimately we are going to...

Olympics: Irish chief Hickey freed pending ticket probe

Hickey must remain in Brazil and hand over his passport. A judge in Rio de Janeiro has recommended that Pat Hickey be freed from prison and placed under house arrest. James said the family were "gravely concerned" about the manner of Hickey's arr...

Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

It has also lost some of its most senior commanders and founding members over the past year, including its "minister of war" Omar al-Shishani, feared Iraqi militant Shaker Wuhayeb, also known as Abu Wahib, as well as a top finance official known by s...

Vladimir Putin _ not THAT Vladimir Putin _ nabbed in Florida

Rather the man behind the drama is Vladimir Putin of West Palm Beach, Florida. Police say Putin was screaming at employees and refused to leave the store. A Publix in downtown West Palm Beach was invaded by an unwelcomed guest who claimed to ha...

Apple tax: Tim Cook open letter to Europe condemns £11bn European Union ruling

It was the latest in a series of aggressive moves by European officials to hold US businesses, particularly big tech companies, accountable under the EU's rules on taxation, competition and privacy. Previous year the country spent around 48.5 billion...

Going airborne: Change in law will help more farmers use drones

The FAA regulations say commercial drone operators will no longer need to get a pilot's license, which is an expensive and time-intensive endeavor. Drones may not operate over any persons not directly participating in the operation, not under a c...

Singapore: Number of locally transmitted Zika cases rises to 41

Inspectors from the National Environment Agency checking for mosquito-breeding sites visited homes in the eastern Aljunied Crescent district where 41 cases - mostly foreign workers at a condominium construction project - have been confirmed.

Chargers announce they've signed Joey Bosa to rookie deal

The dispute was mainly over the payout of Bosa's $17 million signing bonus; the team's "best offer" proposed that Bosa get 85 percent of it in this calendar year, with the remaining 15 percent coming next year. Every team I speak to thinks the Charge...

Islamic State claims deadly Yemen attack

Saudi Arabia, along with its regional allies, has been supporting the pro-government troops, and claims Iran is backing the rebels-a charge that the country denies. The radical terror group has been using Yemen's 18-month-old civil war between Presid...

Philippine president says no genocide in his bloody drug war

Duterte also said. Duterte's methods may be bloodier than those typically employed by American prohibitionists, writes Jacob Sullum, but his logic is similar: casting peaceful transactions-the exchange of money for psychoactive substances-as acts o...

Boko Haram terrorists killed as Nigerian Air Force intensifies aerial bombings

FILE - In his file image taken from video released late Friday evening, October 31, 2014, by Boko Haram , Abubakar Shekau , centre, the leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist speaks in an unidentified place. The announcement came as the U.S. secre...

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Turkish born, German writer arrested in Spain

Erdogan's remarks come after another week of tension between Ankara and Berlin, particularly over comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel appearing to rule out a renewal of...

Hundreds of police officers maintain safety at "Free Speech Rally" in Boston

City leaders reiterated that a zero-tolerance policy on violence and weapons will be strictly enforced during Saturday's events. "If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it do...

Finnish Police Say Two Killed In Knife Attack, Suspect Arrested

The tabloid Ilta-Sanomat reports that one man and five women were injured, including a woman pushing a stroller. "A man has been injured trying to help a victim, and another trie...

Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia

Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly is taking over powers of the opposition-led congress. Faced with this situation originated by the extremist groups that oppose ...

'Baahubali' actor Prabhas hikes fee for his next 'Saaho'. Worthy details

After the phenomenal success of Baahubali 2 , Prabhas' next will be Saaho . However, the producers finally put all the rumors to rest and released a statement saying, "Shraddha...

Jayalalithaa's niece questions Palaniswami's decision to convert Poes Garden residence into memorial

Tamil Nadu govt says the inquiry commission will be headed by a retired High Court judge and the name of the judge who will head the probe will be announced later, said the CM. Fu...

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

Rail and road connectivity has been suspended due to floods across the state. One Army Column and one Engineer Task Force (ETF) were appointed in 6 districts of Bihar, which led ...

Australia's Constitution ready for overhaul after latest dual-citizenship fiasco: lawyer

The High Court will determine whether Mr Joyce, former Greens senators Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam , One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former minister Matt Canavan are ...

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic

Gert became the season's second hurricane Monday night, but was projected to stay well off the East Coast, with increased wave action the only indirect impact, according to weather...

USA envoy Nikki Haley

In this instance, we have the President of the United States issuing counterfactual statements suggesting Iran is not complying with the nuclear accord and indicating the USA wi...

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After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

Chunying said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident took place on the morning of Indian...

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

Meanwhile, echoing the worries of US analysts, commentary on official North Korean news agency KCNA said that "war can not be blocked by any power if sparks fly due to a small,...

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

The BBC News wrote that the Nautilus was raised but Wall was not found and investigation into her disappearance continued. On Sunday , they said Madsen had given another explana...

Senior South Korean diplomat says Trump threats sowing confusion

At a separate meeting later in the day with Joseph Dunford, visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Moon reaffirmed his stance. Mr Moon sought to ease the tension, tel...

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci's tenure as Donald Trump's White House communications director was quite brief , but it still gave him a strong sense of the firm grip that white supremacist...